In recent months, women protesters standing up for their rights have faced horrific sexual violence around Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square.
Authorities have done little to stop the sexual violence or bring those responsible to justice. They have also failed to end discrimination against women in law and practice, or to appoint women to key positions in government.
It’s time for Egypt’s political leaders to condemn sexual violence in all its forms, and to put in place a comprehensive plan to protect women’s rights.
Click here to email the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohammed Badie, and the Secretary General of the Conference Party Amre Moussa.